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2015 Hyundai Veloster vs. 2014 Toyota Prius c Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius c than the Hyundai Veloster, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Veloster will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Prius c.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Veloster as you will with the Toyota Prius c, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Hyundai Veloster or the Toyota Prius c, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Veloster and the Toyota Prius c have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Veloster is much wider than the Toyota Prius c, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Veloster, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Prius c.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Veloster does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius c.

Handling
The Hyundai Veloster has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius c, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Veloster has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius c. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Hyundai Veloster has less seating than the Toyota Prius c, making the Toyota Prius c the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Veloster than that of the Toyota Prius c.

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2015 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $17,900 - $22,500

2014 Toyota
Prius c

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MSRP*: $19,080 - $23,360
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.50% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 24 - 28 53
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 33 - 36 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $17,266 - $21,411 $18,127 - $21,746

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